If you are looking for pre-Christmas week celebration, Magnetic Fields Festival is the ultimate destination for you. It is a festival where you get a glimpse of the wonderful Rajasthani culture and their traditions and enjoy awesome music too. Visitors were left pretty much spellbound by the festival in 2014. It has the same intention this year too.
Date and Venue:
18th December 2015 to 20th December 2015 at Alsisar Mahal
A bit about the venue:
Alsisar Mahal is the ancestral home of the thakurs of Alsisar. It is a magnificent old fort that has been spruced up and reopened as a luxurious hotel. It is located in Alsisar Village, 1.5 kilometers away from Jhunjhunu.
Magnetic Fields Music Festival is a musical extravaganza and also includes activities like treasure hunts, kite flying and Yoga sessions in the morning. Besides, there are stargazing workshops too. More than 40 artists would entertain the visitors with their fantastic performances. With so many things to do and events, Magnetic Fields festival would surely fill you with exuberance and enliven you. You are sure to have an action-filled vacation at this extravagant festival of Rajasthan. They even have facilities for camel rides. You would get a chance to gorge on the traditional dishes prepared with a different touch. Tickets available here
How to reach Alsisar?
If you are planning to come by train, the nearest railhead is Jhunjhunu or Sadulpur. It is around 13 kilometers from Jhunjhunu and 45 kilometers from Sadulpur.
Flights are available till Jaipur or Delhi and then you can hire a cab.
It can be reached through roadways too.
You can either choose to camp in the tents in the middle of the desert land and experience a nomadic life or enjoy a stay in Alsisar Palace with the royal family. Check out the accomodation
Things to do around Alsisar
There are numerous havelis in Jhunjhunu that you ought to visit when you plan to visit Alsisar. Other than that, there is Rani Sati Temple and Khemi Sati Temple too. You can even visit Mertani Baori Stepwell. Badalgarh Fort is also worth visiting at Jhunjhunu. Nawalgarh, a compact town around 40 kilometers from Jhunjhunu is also very popular for the Roop Niwas Palace, Sheesh Mahal in Bala Qila and a number of havelis.
You still have a few days to plan a wonderful trip to Magnetic Fields Festival. For more information, you can check their website.